Time to Vote

Editor’s Note

Regardless of what the temperature says, fall is here, and with it this year will come a new governor.

While a recent study by LSU’s public policy research lab shows that most Louisianans aren’t paying much attention to the election, business groups and leaders seem to be united in the idea that things have to change, and each has its own wish list for Jindal’s replacement. In this issue we’re excited to present you with a thoughtful piece by well-known political reporter Tyler Bridges, who takes a look at the candidates and business issues shaping the state leading up to the October 24 election and beyond.

Of course one issue never seems to be far away from the minds of New Orleanians, and that is crime. This month’s Q&A is with Darlene Cusanza, who for 20 years now has been leading Crimestoppers Greater New Orleans’ efforts to engage citizens in helping to solve crime.

In the spirit of back to school, this month we’ve also added an extra feature on Delgado Community College. Whenever I ask business leaders about the biggest issue affecting their industry I inevitably get the same answer: workforce development. In this arena, Delgado is the name to know. It’s exciting to see the strides they are making in virtually every industry.

Finally, whether you’re a student yourself, or have your own at home, back to school time is also an excellent time to remember that you also have a newly widened array of alcohol delivery services available day and night. This month’s “Why Didn’t I Think of That” examines them all.

On that note, happy fall and happy reading,

Happy reading.




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